Very exciting news! Haysbert is a brilliant actor and it’s been too long without him on our TV screens. Dennis Haysbert has signed on to CBS’ drama pilot Backstrom, TVLine has learned. The project, written and exec-produced by Hart Hanson (Bones), is based on the Swedish book series about an overweight, offensive and irascible detective… View Article
Dennis Haysbert is an actor on 24 that played the fan-favorite character of President David Palmer in the first five seasons.
Well deserved listing on THR’s list. Best fictional President ever! Dennis Haysbert as David Palmer in 24 Dennis Haysbert plays David Palmer, voted by Blockbuster customers as respondent’s Favorite On-Screen President. Calm, resourceful, and dedicated, Palmer is an all-American former basketball star who served as a Maryland senator prior to his presidency. Source: THR
One year ago today, the 24 series finale aired on FOX. Rather than writing a long post praising the show, I assume everyone here is already aware of the awesomeness that is 24. So instead, I’ll post some videos for you to watch including this great documentary that you most likely haven’t seen before: Here’s… View Article
A bunch of former 24 castmates and colleagues came out to support Howard Gordon yesterday at the book signing for his debut novel Gideon’s War (in stores now, read our review). Actors Dennis Haysbert (David Palmer), Carlos Bernard (Tony Almeida), Gregory Itzin (Charles Logan), Peter Weller (Christopher Henderson), Chris Diamantopoulos (Rob Weiss) and former 24… View Article
Howard Gordon is interviewed by Jamie Samuelsen of Mornings on 94.7 WCSX about his novel Gideon’s War. He also speaks about 24 and says the network petitioned them to change the heavily serialized real-time format during the first year of the show. He talks about the low point being 24 Season 6 and says his… View Article
Here’s a lengthy (24 minute) live radio interview I recorded where TV Confidential interviews Howard Gordon, showrunner of 24 and the author of Gideon’s War. Comparisons of the Gideon Davis and Jack Bauer characters come up, Howard shares his writing past, reveals what other writers and stories he was inspired by, they talk about Gregory… View Article
FOX just sent me this cute holiday video to post which features many 24 cast members wishing fans a happy holiday. Among the stars in this video are Kiefer Sutherland, Anil Kapoor, Leslie Hope, Dennis Haysbert, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sarah Clarke, Xander Berkeley, James Morrison, Howard Gordon, Jon Voight, Carlos Bernard, Adondi Maropis, and Penny… View Article
Here’s the trailer for Howard Gordon’s Gideon’s War and it features narration by 24’s Dennis Haysbert (David Palmer) along with music by 24‘s composer Sean Callery. Another 24 star, Carlos Bernard (Tony Almeida) will be narrating the audiobook version. YouTube Link: Gideon’s War by Howard Gordon Book Trailer Check out all our Gideon’s War coverage… View Article
Mary Lynn Rajskub wants to resurrect dead characters for the ’24’ movie. The actress – who portrayed systems analyst Chloe O’Brian in the final five series of the drama – thinks fans would be thrilled if bosses found some way to bring back President David Palmer, who appeared in the first four seasons of the… View Article
Extra has created a list of Best Fictional TV Presidents and “24” has a strong presence, nabbing four of the ten spots. President David Palmer Show: “24” Who: Dennis Haysbert Best quote: “Listen to me. All of you. I know you’re not in the same room with me but you can see and hear me… View Article
TV Guide’s William Keck caught up with 24 cast members at the series finale event and asked them what their favorite love interest for Jack was, favorite torture scene, favorite death scene, and favorite President. FAVORITE LEADING LADY FOR JACK Kim Raver (Audrey Raines): “I’m a romantic, so I feel Jack and Audrey were always… View Article
Photos of the 24 Series Finale Party courtesy of FOX. Cast members from all seasons of 24 were invited. It’s so cool to see a bunch of the classic characters back together posing with each other! Some of the actors in attendance were Sarah Clarke (Nina Myers), Leslie Hope (Teri Bauer), Dennis Haysbert (David Palmer),… View Article
Is it true that you argued with 24‘s producers about the way they decided to kill off President Palmer? “We didn’t really have an argument about it; I just refused to do it for a great many months. Then they sent one of my friends, who’s now the show’s runner, and he convinced me to… View Article
Dennis Haysbert was interviewed in the October 26, 2006 issue of Parade Magazine. He was asked about keeping in touch with his old pals from 24. Does he still see the cast of 24? “They’re great friends,” Haysbert told me. “I attended the Emmys this year with them, and I helped celebrate their wins.” Maybe,… View Article
Here are some HQ photos of the cast of “24” accepting the award for Outstanding Drama Series onstage at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Kiefer Sutherland also won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Congrats!